Travel & Training blog

20

Aug

Launch of Hope Everest challenge From Left: Rob Ross, Teena Gates, Pat Falvey (exp Leader) Jenny Kavanagh, George Mc Mahon
“Life is like a mountain, and we all have mountains to climb, we all have an Everest”. Pat Falvey, world-renowned adventurer and Expedition Leader Press Release: The Hope Foundation launched its Celebrity Expedition HOPE Everest to an excited audience this evening at Basecamp Adventure and Travel Store, Dublin. Donal McIntyre,…

13

Aug

Frank & Louis Lynam, Derek & Ciaran Carruthers, Aguas Calientes
In 2009, Frank, Derek & Louis guided by Jerry Walsh summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro and here started their new love for adventures. This time around, joined by Derek's son Ciaran, they set off for a week's trek on the Inca Trail (Peru). We followed their progress as they trekked their way…

11

Aug

Rob Ross, George McMahon, Jenny Kavanagh, Teena Gates, Philip Gray, Donal MacIntyre, Rosaleen Thomas, Vivian Harrison, & Ed O’Donnell
Help the Hope Foundation “Life is like a mountain, and we all have mountains to climb, we all have an Everest” - Pat Falvey, world-renowned adventurer and explorer. RTE presenter Rob Ross, Actor George McMahon, Fair City actress Jenny Kavanagh, 98FM Head of News, Teena Gates, and celebrated Irish artist…

09

Aug

Corran Tuathail Summitteers 31st July 2010 - also 2 rescues by Kerry Mountain Rescue
  Congratulations to Brian Booth, Damien McDonald, Patricia & Jenny Heavey who didn't let the weather dampen their spirits on 31st July. Pat led the group to the summit of Corran Tuathail with all reporting back that they really enjoyed the day and had a great climb! It was a…

05

Aug

Fergus O Gorman
Fergus O'Gorman has eternal youth on his side with his positive attitude for life. Still adventuring all around the world in his 70's and no sign of giving it up. Fergus is a member of our For Ever Young Club and is an inspiration to us younger adventurers that are…

02

Aug

Suicide Aware Thanks Climbers for Support
On behalf of Suicide Aware, our very sincere thanks to all who took part in our annual climb with Pat. Despite the weather conditions, everyone completed the climb and the atmosphere was never dampened by the rain. The current economic climate did not discourage anyone and fundraising from the day…
5TH July Ballinhassig Summer scheme took part in Boot Camp. 45 boys and girls were put through their paces on the obstacle course, battle run and field games. They also had to carry out tasks as a team. Lots of fun was had by all and as they left tired…

20

Jul

Soaked on Carrauntoohil
    Everyone today had a fantastic day out on the mountain even through is rained all day and everyone was soaked to the skin. We took advantage of the bad weather and decided to make our way up through cascading gullies that were in full flow. We zig zagged our…

14

Jul

Gerry Walsh guide: Mary Kroll and Derek Kroll
The ForEver Young Club: Derrick Kroll celebrating his 77th Birthday by climbing Irelands Highest Mountain in stormy conditions, Relaxing with his wife Mary, they are also celebrating 54 years of bliss together.Enjoying a few pints, music and song in Kate Kearney's Cottage after an exciting day for both. Guide Gerry…

07

Jul

Bootcamps and Outdoor Facilities Now Available
Find out more how you can challenge your group, team or company on one of our new range of Bootcamps and visit the new outdoor training facility in Cork. Contact us for more details or go to out Irish training section for more details.